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Outback Safari

11 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Witness the grandeur of Uluru, connect with the local Anangu people and journey along the Stuart Highway from Alice Springs to the tropical north.

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    Uluru, Australia

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    Darwin, Australia

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      • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Immerse yourself in the spiritual heart of Australia. Witness the grandeur of Uluru, connect with the local Anangu people and journey along the Stuart Highway from Alice Springs to the tropical north.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: NUAD

      10 Nights

      accommodation

      16 Meals
      • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 6 dinners (including Connect with Locals)

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Alice Springs

        • CRUISE on Katherine Gorge, Yellow Water Billabong, Darwin Harbour

        • SEE vast cattle properties, Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)

        • VIEW sunset and sunrise at Uluru, crocodiles and birdlife, Aboriginal rock art, waterfalls in Litchfield National Park

        • VISIT a camel farm, historic Telegraph Station, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Mataranka Thermal Springs


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners
          (including Connect with Locals)


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Day 1

      Arrive Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)

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      Day 2

      Uluru Sunrise - Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)

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      Ayers Rock - Kings Canyon

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      Day 4

      Kings Canyon - Alice Springs (2 Nights)

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      Alice Springs

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      Alice Springs - Tennant Creek

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      Tennant Creek - Katherine

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      Katherine - Kakadu

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      Kakadu - Darwin (2 Nights)

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      Litchfield National Park

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      Depart Darwin

      Day 1

      Arrive Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2 Nights)

      Meet your Travel Director and travel companions at Ayers Rock Resort (flights to arrive prior to 3pm). Together, we journey to the dual World Heritage listed Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, where we'll watch a soul-stirring sunset over Australia's most treasured natural landmark. 'Make a Difference' with your visit which will help support a Join Trafalgar initiative to protect the environment and preserve the traditions of the native Mutitjulu community. Our home for the next two nights is one of Trafalgar's 'Stays with Stories' - the Desert Gardens Hotel.

      Hotel

      Desert Gardens

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Desert Gardens

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Uluru Sunrise - Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) Day 2 - Uluru Sunrise - Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)

      Witness a soul-stirring Red Centre sunrise over Uluru as you 'Dive into Culture' and embark on a tour around the base of this iconic natural wonder. Connect with your ancient surrounds, taking a self-guided stroll or guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole. Your Travel Director will reveal the significance of the well-preserved Aboriginal rock paintings before your journey continues to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Toast to another magnificent sunset with a glass of sparkling wine and watch as their characteristic rocky domes change colour in the fading light.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Ayers Rock - Kings Canyon Day 3 - Ayers Rock - Kings Canyon

      Today's journey takes us to the towering red rock walls of Kings Canyon. But not before a stop at Kings Creek Station, the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia. Hear the story of owners Ian and Lynn Conway and their dedication to Aboriginal children in the region's remote communities. Later, trace the rim of the canyon and connect with the natural beauty of Watarrka National Park or consider a leisurely stroll along the sandy creek bed.

      Hotel

      Kings Canyon Resort

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Kings Canyon Resort

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Kings Canyon - Alice Springs (2 Nights) Day 4 - Kings Canyon - Alice Springs (2 Nights)

      Travel past vast cattle properties today en route to Alice Springs, a journey which provides a perspective of the enormous magnitude of the Australian outback. Visit the historic Telegraph Station. Established in 1872, it was the first communication link between Australia and England. Then, drive to Anzac Hill for panoramic views over 'The Alice'.

      Hotel

      Mercure Alice Springs Resort

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Mercure Alice Springs Resort

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Alice Springs Day 5 - Alice Springs

      After breakfast this morning, 'Dive into Culture' and join a local Aboriginal guide at the Alice Springs Desert Park to gain a deeper understanding of the culture and traditions of the local Arrernte People. Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service to hear from a 'Local Specialist' how this iconic facility provides emergency medical assistance in the outback. This evening, 'Connect with Locals', joining the Falzon family for a home-cooked Be My Guest barbecue dinner at their Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre. Here you will gain insights into the sustainable lifestyle the family has created and hear about their passion for ecology, astronomy and culture.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Alice Springs - Tennant Creek Day 6 - Alice Springs - Tennant Creek

      Visit the School of the Air this morning with a 'Local Specialist' and witness a classroom lesson broadcast over 1.3 million square kilometres to children living in remote locations. Travel north, stopping at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles), an intriguing outcrop of granite boulders that hold great spiritual significance to the Aboriginal owners of the land. Arrive in Tennant Creek, a former gold-mining town, where we stay tonight.

      Hotel

      Bluestone Motor Inn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Bluestone Motor Inn

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Tennant Creek - Katherine Day 7 - Tennant Creek - Katherine

      Journey back in time with a stop at the 1930s Daly Waters Pub, before continuing to Mataranka for a refreshing swim in its crystal-clear thermal springs. Spend the night in Katherine.

      Hotel

      Paraway Motel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Paraway Motel

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Katherine - Kakadu Day 8 - Katherine - Kakadu

      Embark on a tranquil cruise along the Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Then, venture deep into Kakadu, cruising with a 'Local Specialist' on Yellow Water Billabong, renowned for its diverse species of birdlife, including sea eagles, brolgas and brilliantly hued kingfishers. Watch as the lazy estuarine crocodiles sun themselves on the sandy banks.

      Hotel

      Mercure Kakadu Crocodile

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Hotel

      Mercure Kakadu Crocodile

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Kakadu - Darwin (2 Nights) Day 9 - Kakadu - Darwin (2 Nights)

      Visit Ubirr and admire its superb Aboriginal rock art dating back over 20,000 years, then walk to nearby Nadab Lookout, for scenic views over the surrounding wetlands and escarpments. This afternoon, your choice of sightseeing in Darwin could see you visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Market, where Trafalgar will treat you to dinner, visit Crocosaurus Cove at your leisure, or perhaps sit back and relax under the stars at Darwin's famous Deckchair Cinema.

      Hotel

      Mantra on the Esplanade

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Mantra on the Esplanade

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Litchfield National Park Day 10 - Litchfield National Park

      Travel to Litchfield National Park today, pausing to examine the park's iconic termite mounds. Continue to Florence Falls, a double-plunge waterfall, then venture to Wangi Falls with some free time to swim in the large waterhole, before returning to Darwin. This evening, set sail on Darwin Harbour with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for Farewell Dinner Cruise.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Depart Darwin Day 11 - Depart Darwin

      Say farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast. You'll be transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 11

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-gb/tours/outback-safari?tripcode=nuad for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        Meet the Falzon family, who have entertained and informed thousands of visitors for 16 years in the outback of Australia, for a Be My Guest Outback Dinner and Show. You will hear stories of ecology, culture and astronomy and learn about the sustainable lifestyle the family has created. (Day 5)

      • Dive into Culture
        Witness a soul-stirring sunrise over Uluru. (Day 2) Join a local Aboriginal guide to learn about the culture and traditions of the local Arrernte People at the Alice Springs Desert Park. (Day 5)

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing at Alice Springs Desert Park (Day 5) and the School of the Air. (Day 6)

      • Make a Difference
        When you visit Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll discover how your visit helps support not only the environment, but the traditions of the native Mutitjulu community. (Day 1)

      • Stays with Stories
        You'll discover the stunning heart of the Red Centre from the Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock. Revealing the natural beauty of this unique landscape, the hotel offers incredible views of towering gums, flowering native shrubs and glowing red dunes. (Day 1)

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Alice Springs

        • CRUISE on Katherine Gorge, Yellow Water Billabong, Darwin Harbour

        • SEE vast cattle properties, Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)

        • VIEW sunset and sunrise at Uluru, crocodiles and birdlife, Aboriginal rock art, waterfalls in Litchfield National Park

        • VISIT a camel farm, historic Telegraph Station, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Mataranka Thermal Springs


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners
          (including Connect with Locals)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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